US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Senate Confirms Chatterjee, Powelson to FERC

Aug 7, 2017

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nominations of Neil Chatterjee and Robert F. Powelson to join the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Chatterjee, a senior energy adviser to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), will serve out the remainder of a term that ends in June 2021. Powelson, a member and former chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission since 2008 and current president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, will serve out the remainder of a term that ends in June 2020.

FERC Acting Chairman Cheryl A. LaFleur congratulated Chatterjee and Powelson on their confirmation:

"I am very pleased to welcome Neil and Rob to the Commission, and I look forward to working with them. They each bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the important issues we are facing. With a quorum restored, our first order of business is the backlog of orders and issues that are awaiting Commission consideration."

For more information:

US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

888 First St NE
Washington, District of Columbia
United States, 20426
Tel: 202-502-6088

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